Archives for September 20, 2010

The One

Someone once said, “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” Both the former and the latter are inevitably true. Even people who enjoy considerable fame mean very little to most of us.  They may represent or embody some measure of shared longing or common commitments, but as individuals they are strangers; and the attention that their lives receive often deludes us into thinking we know them better than we do.  What we know about them is, in fact, what we are t … [Read more...]